Family Information Service

York Family Information Service is a free and impartial information service for mums, dads and carers of children and young people aged 0-19 (or up to 25 for disabled children).

The Family Information Service can help with anything and everything around family life.

If you're a mum, dad or carer, and have a question but don't know where to go, then please contact us.

Register on our world famous information scheme!

There are lots of things you're automatically expected to know as a parent. Our information scheme means we send you important information about family life that we hope will help you.

We don't use adverts, just useful information when you need it.

Finding and paying for childcare

When it comes to choosing childcare there are lots of options to think about. York Family Information Service has information about all childcare in and around York. We can provide you with tailored information and talk you through different ways of reducing your childcare bill.

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You can follow us on Facebook or Twitter to keep up to date with all the latest family based need to know information for York! Plus coming soon: Tom's Tweets!

Name The York FIS Bear Competition

The Public Poll to name our bear is now closed.

And the winning name is..........Tom.

Thank you for all our entrants and to everyone who voted. We received over 150 votes.

Full results for our poll are available here

The winner of our mini-bear is Mia Boldison (aged 4) who submitted the winning name. Congratulations Mia!


Tom will be tweeting his thoughts on our Twitter page using the hashtag #tomtweets



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